Spectrum Advice: Bulk accessioning

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A Spectrum Advice¬†fact sheet outlining the process of bulk accessioning and how to apply it to different collections. Contents 1. What is bulk accessioning? 2. PAS 197, Spectrum 4.0 and the Museum Accreditation Scheme 3. Why is bulk accessioning important? 4. How to bulk accession 5. Bulk accessioning and cataloguing 6. Bulk accessioning and different […]

Spectrum 4.0: Cataloguing procedure

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The Cataloguing procedure is the compilation and maintenance of key information, formally identifying and describing objects. It may include information concerning the provenance of objects and also collections management documentation e.g. details of acquisition, conservation, exhibition and loan history, and location history. It need not bring together in one location everything known about an object, […]

Spectrum Advice: Cataloguing

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This Spectrum Advice fact sheet explores how the Cataloguing procedure might work in your museum, and is aligned to the requirements of the Accreditation Scheme for Museums and Galleries in the UK. Cataloguing is a Spectrum Primary Procedure, which means that it is an essential component of a workable and efficient museum Documentation System. Find […]